Summer Institute Speakers 2019


Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz
Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz
Keynote Speaker
Stephanie Wood-Garnett
Dr. Stephanie Wood-Garnett
President of ISA


Workshop Presenters – Check back regularly for updates!


Leadership and Content Area Workshops

Leadership Session for Principals and Assistant Principals
Janet Price, ISA Senior Director of Programs
Nigel Pugh, ISA Leadership Coach
Carlton Jordan
Content Landscaping: Building Connections Around Texts
Carlton Jordan
ISA ELA and Leadership Coach
Mathematics: Relationships & Learning – the Essence of Mathematics and Teaching: Unpacking Relational Teaching Strategies from a (Re)imagining of Black Boyhood Framework
Dr. Joseph Nelson Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor in the department of Education Policy and Social Analysis (EPSA) at Teachers College
How we can we use Science to Promote the Human Spirit and Change?
Mariam Naraine-Zebrowski, ISA Science Coach
Dr. Janet Gerard, Science Teacher at Bronx Lab High School
Social Studies: Using Everyday Technological Strategies in the Classroom
Terry Born, ISA Social Studies Coach
Adrian Nocum, Social Studies Teacher at Innovation High School
Dale Worsley
Special Education: Writing our Stories to Refresh, Reconnect and Instruct for Special Education Students
Dale Worsley
Education Consultant


Deep-Dive Workshops

We are the Change! How to Make Innovation (Really, Actually) Happen in Your School
Jennifer Gunn
Teacher at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies

Working Towards What Could be While Grappling With What is: Social Justice Standards in Action
Dr. Ebony Green, Ph.D.
Senior Director of Programs for Equity and Access
SEADing the Spirit: ISA’s Approach to Social Emotional Academic Development, Including Tools and Resources
Janet Price, ISA Senior Director of Programs
Jacqueline Ancess, Co-Director of the National Cneter for Restructuring Education, Schools, & Teaching (NCREST)

Strengthening Communication at Schools
Alison Cohen
ISA Content and Leadership Coach